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Video Game Genre: Platformer
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Platformers require the player to jump to and from suspended platforms or over obstacles. Common elements of platformers include the possibility to miss platforms and fall, as well as other game mechanics such as climbing and springboards/trampolines.

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Video Game Genre: Platformer
Brick Breaker Characterized by the player-controlled block, called a "bat" or a "paddle", upon which a ball is bounced at various angles toward different objects, such as colored tiles or bricks. Example:
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† Also called a Breakout clone or ball-and-paddle game (English), Block kuzushi (Japan), or casse-briques (France).


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